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1956 Montreal Alouettes (IRFU) 1st place 10-4-0 .714
Head Coach:Douglas Walker
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Thu8/2/1956HSaskatchewan Roughriders42-13WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium20102
Wed8/8/1956HEdmonton Eskimos33-0WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22806
Thu8/16/1956HWinnipeg Blue Bombers34-7WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium20116
Sat8/25/1956HToronto Argonauts24-20WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22732
Fri8/31/1956AOttawa Rough Riders42-10WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park17870
Mon9/3/1956HOttawa Rough Riders22-20WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium23014
Sat9/8/1956AToronto Argonauts28-51LToronto, ONVarsity Stadium20942
Wed9/12/1956HOttawa Rough Riders36-21WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium19463
Sat9/15/1956AOttawa Rough Riders9-20LOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park15000
Sat9/22/1956HHamilton Tiger-Cats56-14WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22367
Sat9/29/1956AHamilton Tiger-Cats44-43WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium18000
Sat10/6/1956AOttawa Rough Riders42-35WOttawa, ONLandsdowne Park17463
Mon10/8/1956HOttawa Rough Riders24-9WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22365
Sat10/13/1956AToronto Argonauts28-13WToronto, ONVarsity Stadium18679
Sat10/20/1956HHamilton Tiger-Cats82-14WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22365
Sat10/27/1956AHamilton Tiger-Cats14-50LHamilton, ONCivic Stadium20000
Sat11/3/1956HToronto Argonauts27-41LMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium20913
Sat11/10/1956AHamilton Tiger-Cats30-21WHamilton, ONCivic Stadium16000IRFU Final #1
Sat11/17/1956HHamilton Tiger-Cats48-41WMontreal, QCMcGill Stadium22280IRFU Final #2
Sat11/24/1956NEdmonton Eskimos27-50LToronto, ONVarsity Stadium27425Grey Cup
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
83Pat AbbruzziFB5-920524Rhode Island14
88Gerry ApostolatosHB5-1119021none4
76Charlie BaillieQB6-020821Lakeshore Flyers Ints.1
53Ray BaillieT6-027521none9
38Bob BartholomewT6-222524Wake Forest2
87Jacques BelecFB5-1018325Western Ontario6
80Bill BewleyOHB-K5-1119025Toronto11
61Pat BiscegliaG5-1019225Notre Dame4
81Johnny BlaicherFB5-1119026none11
84George BrancatoHB5-917725Santa Ana JC; Louisiana State8
65Bruce CoulterQB-DB6-017029none14
60Tex CoulterT6-425032Army14
89Jack DwyerDB5-1117529Los Angeles CC; Loyola Marymount14
67Ted ElsbyT5-1122524none14
92Sam EtcheverryQB5-1118526Denver14
52Charlie GibbonsG5-1023721Rhode Island8
66Bob GolicDT6-323524Indiana6
52Jerry HoganDE5-1120123McGill1
48Tom HugoC-LB5-1021126Denver14
99Fob JamesHB5-917022Auburn10
91Pete KarpukS5-916032none14
76Bud KorchakE-K5-919029Winnipeg St. John's Grads Jrs.; Elmwood Ints.4
57Mike KovacG5-1019526Western Ontario14
51Joe LukasikDT5-1120023St. Joseph's (Indiana)5
62Bob MacLellanC6-222726McGill14
54Marty MartinelloG5-1022525none14
74Doug McNicholDE6-422626Western Ontario14
72Jim MillerDE5-1122124McGill14
77Tom MoranFW-LB6-119324Hamilton Panthers Ints.14
73Red O'QuinnOE6-219531Wake Forest14
82Joey PalFW6-018029Concordia (Quebec)14
86Bob PascalHB5-1118322Duke14
75Hal PattersonOE-DB6-119024Garden City CC; Kansas14
64Juan SheridanG5-921731Toronto11
68Billy ShippT6-527526Alabama5
63Jim StatonT6-424029Wake Forest14
85Bill TonegussoOHB5-1018520Hamilton Jrs.; Brantford Jrs.11
56Herb TrawickG5-1024535Kentucky State14
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals78165134101
Opponents Totals998870104
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals4201812271283765
Opponents Totals3201571471664565
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSSAFPTS
Pat Abbruzzi20000000120
Hal Patterson1300000078
Bill Bewley1455483.31425.03057
Fob James800000048
Bob Pascal800000048
Joey Pal700000042
Sam Etcheverry300003021
Bud Korchak091275.01250.01013
George Brancato200000012
Red O'Quinn200000012
Bill Tonegusso200000012
Tex Coulter00000517
Jacques Belec10000006
Johnny Blaicher00000202
Team Totals67546780.62633.3141478
Opponents Totals51405178.41425.0120361
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Pat Abbruzzi20710625.13017
Sam Etcheverry804425.5193
Fob James583466.0344
Bob Pascal572784.9184
George Brancato462134.6170
Bill Bewley281665.9291
Hal Patterson312541.7600
Bill Tonegusso14715.1151
Jacques Belec4256.3111
Johnny Blaicher3175.7100
Gerry Apostolatos4153.860
Bruce Coulter351.750
Team Totals50727655.531
Opponents Totals45326275.820
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Sam Etcheverry44627661.9147472310.617.1109327.2235.2100.2
Bruce Coulter492857.1153226.611.53612.0612.244.3
Bill Bewley11100.001212.012.01200.000.0116.7
Tex Coulter2150.01105.010.01000.000.064.6
Fob James100.0000.000.01100.00.0
Team Totals49930661.3163506710.216.6336.6306.0376469192.5
Opponents Totals39820250.816233038.316.4307.5348.5342296168.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Hal Patterson88191421.810912
Red O'Quinn5889815.5342
Joey Pal3568419.5646
Pat Abbruzzi323069.6243
George Brancato3045915.3542
Fob James232219.6524
Bob Pascal1322217.1663
Bill Bewley813016.3290
Bill Tonegusso78111.6251
Tom Moran47318.3320
Jim Miller3258.3120
Bud Korchak23417.0240
Gerry Apostolatos11111.0110
Jacques Belec166.060
Johnny Blaicher133.030
Team Totals306506716.633
Opponents Totals202330316.430
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Jack Dwyer7507.1240
Hal Patterson56112.2500
Tom Moran55711.4360
Bob Pascal45814.5471
Tom Hugo37123.7360
Bruce Coulter362.030
Johnny Blaicher27035.0450
Jim Miller11717.0170
Bob MacLellan11414.0140
George Brancato199.090
Pete Karpuk155.050
Doug McNichol100.000
Team Totals3441812.31
Opponents Totals3038612.91
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBL
Tex Coulter47194541.4641
Sam Etcheverry48196841.0560
Team Totals95391341.2
Opponents Totals118508243.1
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Pete Karpuk442565.8200
Joey Pal282408.6200
George Brancato14976.9150
Hal Patterson24824.0200
Fob James5387.6150
Bill Tonegusso2168.080
Tom Moran133.030
Bob Pascal133.030
Team Totals977017.2200
Opponents Totals836267.50
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGLGS
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Hal Patterson2877127.51051
Joey Pal415538.8811
Fob James915216.9430
Tom Hugo711616.6260
George Brancato59118.2310
Bob Pascal46616.5190
Pat Abbruzzi33210.7240
Red O'Quinn4246.0110
Tex Coulter111.010
Team Totals65140821.72
Opponents Totals85150717.70
SACKSNOYDS
Opponents Totals376
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals5229231538
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